Cameron C.

Beatty, Ph.D.

educator  scholar  leader 


About Dr. Beatty

Cameron C. Beatty, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Department at Florida State University. Dr. Beatty teaches courses in the undergraduate leadership studies certificate, as well as conducts research with the Leadership Learning Research Center. Dr. Beatty’s research foci includes exploring the intersections of gender and race in leadership education, leadership development of Students of Color on historically white college campuses, and exploring coping strategies for Students of Color navigating racial battle fatigue. His recent publications center on topics that include: supporting undergraduate Black women through Sister Circles, gains in leadership capacity for high achieving Black men leaders, and supporting undergraduate men in leadership education through liberatory pedagogy. He is a scholar passionate about deconstructing race, systemic racism, and hegemonic masculinity in postsecondary education environments.

Prior to joining the faculty at Florida State University, Dr. Beatty was an assistant professor at Salem State University in the higher education student affairs program. He was also the coordinator and lecturer for the Leadership Studies Program at Iowa State University, where he was not only responsible for the administration of the certificate program but also directed the Global Leadership Study Abroad Program to Sweden and the Vermeer International Scholarship Program. Dr. Beatty has experience in fraternity and sorority advising, campus programming boards, and supervising academic peer mentors.

Dr. Beatty was named a 2018 ACPA Emerging Scholar designee. He completed his Ph.D. at Iowa State University in the Higher Education Administration Program with a graduate certificate  in Social Justice in Higher Education. Cameron received a B.S. in Sociology and an M.S. in Higher Education Student Affairs, both from Indiana University, Bloomington (IUB).


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